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A worker displays T-shirts with images of (L-R) Chief Minister of West Bengal state Mamata Banerjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress party chief Rahul Gandhi and logo of Communist Party of India (Marxist) CPI (M), for sale inside a shop at a market ahead of the general election, in Kolkata, March 26, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A worker displays T-shirts with images of (L-R) Chief Minister of West Bengal state Mamata Banerjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress party chief Rahul Gandhi and logo of Communist Party of India (Marxist) CPI (M), for sale inside a shop at a...more

A worker displays T-shirts with images of (L-R) Chief Minister of West Bengal state Mamata Banerjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress party chief Rahul Gandhi and logo of Communist Party of India (Marxist) CPI (M), for sale inside a shop at a market ahead of the general election, in Kolkata, March 26, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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An infant lies on the back of a woman as she performs a ritual while worshipping Sheetala Mata, the Hindu goddess of smallpox, during Sheetala Puja in which devotees pray for the betterment of their family and society, in Kolkata, March 28, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

An infant lies on the back of a woman as she performs a ritual while worshipping Sheetala Mata, the Hindu goddess of smallpox, during Sheetala Puja in which devotees pray for the betterment of their family and society, in Kolkata, March 28, 2019....more

An infant lies on the back of a woman as she performs a ritual while worshipping Sheetala Mata, the Hindu goddess of smallpox, during Sheetala Puja in which devotees pray for the betterment of their family and society, in Kolkata, March 28, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Women hold earthen pots with fire during a ritual while worshipping Sheetala Mata, the Hindu goddess of smallpox, during Sheetala Puja in which devotees pray for the betterment of their family and society, in Kolkata, India, March 28, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Women hold earthen pots with fire during a ritual while worshipping Sheetala Mata, the Hindu goddess of smallpox, during Sheetala Puja in which devotees pray for the betterment of their family and society, in Kolkata, India, March 28, 2019....more

Women hold earthen pots with fire during a ritual while worshipping Sheetala Mata, the Hindu goddess of smallpox, during Sheetala Puja in which devotees pray for the betterment of their family and society, in Kolkata, India, March 28, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A supporter of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wearing a mask of Prime Minister Narendra Modi checks his mobile phone as he attends an election campaign rally being addressed by Modi in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, March 28, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A supporter of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wearing a mask of Prime Minister Narendra Modi checks his mobile phone as he attends an election campaign rally being addressed by Modi in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, March 28, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A supporter of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wearing a mask of Prime Minister Narendra Modi checks his mobile phone as he attends an election campaign rally being addressed by Modi in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, March 28, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A child interacts with a therapy dog during an animal assisted therapy session at a school in Mumbai, March 28, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A child interacts with a therapy dog during an animal assisted therapy session at a school in Mumbai, March 28, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A child interacts with a therapy dog during an animal assisted therapy session at a school in Mumbai, March 28, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A woman lies in an isolation tank during floatation therapy in Mumbai, India March 28, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A woman lies in an isolation tank during floatation therapy in Mumbai, India March 28, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A woman lies in an isolation tank during floatation therapy in Mumbai, India March 28, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest rally, organised by Trade Union Centre of India, to demand implementation of national minimum wage an end to contract labour, in Ahmedabad, March 28, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest rally, organised by Trade Union Centre of India, to demand implementation of national minimum wage an end to contract labour, in Ahmedabad, March 28, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest rally, organised by Trade Union Centre of India, to demand implementation of national minimum wage an end to contract labour, in Ahmedabad, March 28, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) Interceptor takes off to hit one of India's satellites in the first such test, from the Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Island, in the eastern state of Odisha, India, March 27, 2019. Picture taken March 27, 2019.  India's Press Information Bureau/Handout via REUTERS   ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES. MANDATORY CREDIT

A Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) Interceptor takes off to hit one of India's satellites in the first such test, from the Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Island, in the eastern state of Odisha, India, March 27, 2019. Picture taken March 27, 2019. India's...more

A Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) Interceptor takes off to hit one of India's satellites in the first such test, from the Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Island, in the eastern state of Odisha, India, March 27, 2019. Picture taken March 27, 2019. India's Press Information Bureau/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES. MANDATORY CREDIT
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Teachers and students release coloured smoke as they celebrate after India shot down one of its satellites in space with an anti-satellite missile in a test, inside their school premises in Ahmedabad, India, March 27, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Teachers and students release coloured smoke as they celebrate after India shot down one of its satellites in space with an anti-satellite missile in a test, inside their school premises in Ahmedabad, India, March 27, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Teachers and students release coloured smoke as they celebrate after India shot down one of its satellites in space with an anti-satellite missile in a test, inside their school premises in Ahmedabad, India, March 27, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Students cheer as they raise flags to celebrate after India shot down one of its satellites in space with an anti-satellite missile in a test, inside their school premises in Ahmedabad, March 27, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Students cheer as they raise flags to celebrate after India shot down one of its satellites in space with an anti-satellite missile in a test, inside their school premises in Ahmedabad, March 27, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Students cheer as they raise flags to celebrate after India shot down one of its satellites in space with an anti-satellite missile in a test, inside their school premises in Ahmedabad, March 27, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A kite-maker prepares kites with election symbols of Indian political parties at his shop ahead of India's general election, in Kolkata, India, March 27, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A kite-maker prepares kites with election symbols of Indian political parties at his shop ahead of India's general election, in Kolkata, India, March 27, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A kite-maker prepares kites with election symbols of Indian political parties at his shop ahead of India's general election, in Kolkata, India, March 27, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Men watch Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing to the nation, on a TV screen inside their shop in Kolkata, India, March 27, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Men watch Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing to the nation, on a TV screen inside their shop in Kolkata, India, March 27, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Men watch Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing to the nation, on a TV screen inside their shop in Kolkata, India, March 27, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A member of election staff checks an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) at a distribution centre ahead of India's general election, in Ahmedabad, India, March 26, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A member of election staff checks an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) at a distribution centre ahead of India's general election, in Ahmedabad, India, March 26, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A member of election staff checks an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) at a distribution centre ahead of India's general election, in Ahmedabad, India, March 26, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A staff member speaks on his phone as artworks once part of billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi's collection are seen on display ahead of their auction at a gallery in Mumbai, March 25, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A staff member speaks on his phone as artworks once part of billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi's collection are seen on display ahead of their auction at a gallery in Mumbai, March 25, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A staff member speaks on his phone as artworks once part of billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi's collection are seen on display ahead of their auction at a gallery in Mumbai, March 25, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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An Indian Air Force personnel walks past CH-47F(I) Chinook helicopters during their induction ceremony at a Air Force Station in Chandigarh, March 25, 2019. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

An Indian Air Force personnel walks past CH-47F(I) Chinook helicopters during their induction ceremony at a Air Force Station in Chandigarh, March 25, 2019. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

An Indian Air Force personnel walks past CH-47F(I) Chinook helicopters during their induction ceremony at a Air Force Station in Chandigarh, March 25, 2019. REUTERS/Ajay Verma
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Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers conduct route march at a residential area ahead of the general elections in Kolkata, March 25, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers conduct route march at a residential area ahead of the general elections in Kolkata, March 25, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers conduct route march at a residential area ahead of the general elections in Kolkata, March 25, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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The mother of Anzi Ali Bhava, who died in the mosque shootings in New Zealand, cries as her daughter's body is brought to her house before the funeral in Kodungalloor town in Kerala, March 25, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram

The mother of Anzi Ali Bhava, who died in the mosque shootings in New Zealand, cries as her daughter's body is brought to her house before the funeral in Kodungalloor town in Kerala, March 25, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram

The mother of Anzi Ali Bhava, who died in the mosque shootings in New Zealand, cries as her daughter's body is brought to her house before the funeral in Kodungalloor town in Kerala, March 25, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram
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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (C), a leader of India's main opposition Congress party and sister of the party president Rahul Gandhi, gestures as she speaks with women during an election campaign meeting in Ayodhya, India, March 29, 2019. REUTERS/Pawan Kumar

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (C), a leader of India's main opposition Congress party and sister of the party president Rahul Gandhi, gestures as she speaks with women during an election campaign meeting in Ayodhya, India, March 29, 2019. REUTERS/Pawan Kumar

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (C), a leader of India's main opposition Congress party and sister of the party president Rahul Gandhi, gestures as she speaks with women during an election campaign meeting in Ayodhya, India, March 29, 2019. REUTERS/Pawan Kumar
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India's President Ram Nath Kovind and Bolivia's President Evo Morales pose with a boy at Viru Viru airport in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, March 28, 2019. REUTERS/Rodrigo Urzagasti

India's President Ram Nath Kovind and Bolivia's President Evo Morales pose with a boy at Viru Viru airport in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, March 28, 2019. REUTERS/Rodrigo Urzagasti

India's President Ram Nath Kovind and Bolivia's President Evo Morales pose with a boy at Viru Viru airport in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, March 28, 2019. REUTERS/Rodrigo Urzagasti
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Supporter of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wearing masks of Prime Minister Narendra Modi attend an election campaign rally addressed by Modi at Moran town in the northeastern state of Assam, India, March 30, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Supporter of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wearing masks of Prime Minister Narendra Modi attend an election campaign rally addressed by Modi at Moran town in the northeastern state of Assam, India, March 30, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar...more

Supporter of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wearing masks of Prime Minister Narendra Modi attend an election campaign rally addressed by Modi at Moran town in the northeastern state of Assam, India, March 30, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is presented a "Japi" (a traditional hat of Assam) and a traditional brass metal pot by party members during an election campaign rally at Moran town in the northeastern state of Assam, India, March 30, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is presented a "Japi" (a traditional hat of Assam) and a traditional brass metal pot by party members during an election campaign rally at Moran town in the northeastern state of Assam, India, March 30, 2019....more

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is presented a "Japi" (a traditional hat of Assam) and a traditional brass metal pot by party members during an election campaign rally at Moran town in the northeastern state of Assam, India, March 30, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, a leader of India's main opposition Congress party and sister of the party president Rahul Gandhi, is garlanded by her party members after she arrives to address an election campaign meeting in Ayodhya, India, March 29, 2019. REUTERS/Pawan Kumar

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, a leader of India's main opposition Congress party and sister of the party president Rahul Gandhi, is garlanded by her party members after she arrives to address an election campaign meeting in Ayodhya, India, March 29, 2019....more

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, a leader of India's main opposition Congress party and sister of the party president Rahul Gandhi, is garlanded by her party members after she arrives to address an election campaign meeting in Ayodhya, India, March 29, 2019. REUTERS/Pawan Kumar
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A supporter holds a mask of Amit Shah, President of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), during a road show by Shah before filing his nomination papers for the general election, in Ahmedabad, India, March 30, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A supporter holds a mask of Amit Shah, President of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), during a road show by Shah before filing his nomination papers for the general election, in Ahmedabad, India, March 30, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A supporter holds a mask of Amit Shah, President of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), during a road show by Shah before filing his nomination papers for the general election, in Ahmedabad, India, March 30, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A combination picture shows the Indian Defence Ministry, Presidential Palace and Home Ministry buildings before (top) and after the lights were turned off for Earth Hour in New Delhi, India, March 30, 2019. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain

A combination picture shows the Indian Defence Ministry, Presidential Palace and Home Ministry buildings before (top) and after the lights were turned off for Earth Hour in New Delhi, India, March 30, 2019. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain

A combination picture shows the Indian Defence Ministry, Presidential Palace and Home Ministry buildings before (top) and after the lights were turned off for Earth Hour in New Delhi, India, March 30, 2019. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain
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A combination picture shows the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT), formerly known as Victoria Terminus, before (top) and after the lights were turned off for Earth Hour in Mumbai, India, March 30, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A combination picture shows the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT), formerly known as Victoria Terminus, before (top) and after the lights were turned off for Earth Hour in Mumbai, India, March 30, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A combination picture shows the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT), formerly known as Victoria Terminus, before (top) and after the lights were turned off for Earth Hour in Mumbai, India, March 30, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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